Friday, January 30, 2009

Best of 2008

Ok here's my Best Albums of 2008, some you may have heard of, other's you haven't.

20. The Killers - Day and Age (way better than Sam's Town)

19. South - You Are Her

18. James - Hey Ma (Yes, James is back)

17. Elbow - The Seldom Seen Kid

16. Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend

15. MGMT - Oracular Spectacular

14. Groper - Dragging A Dead Deer Up A Hill (Any fans of David Lynch will love this)

13. Mooncake - Lagrange Points

12. Portishead - 3rd (About darn time, but well worth the wait)

11. Bob Mould - District Line (pure genius)

10. The Airborne Toxic Event - The Airborne Toxic Event (picking up where Silverspun Pickups left off)

09. Heathers - Here, Not There (If you like Tegan and Sarah, you'll love this)

08. .finn - The Best Low-Priced Heartbreakers You Can Own (lo-fi harmonic joy, for fans of Sigur Ros)

07. City Breathing - look how it's snowing upwards, look how they move towards heaven (New York post-rock greatness)

06. Sigur Ros - Med Sud I Eyrum Vid Spilum Endalaust (Wow)

05. Helious - Caesura (music to sleep to)

04. Eksi Ekso - I Am Your Bastard Wings (angelic at times)

03. Alkaline Trio - Agony And Irony (catchy angst ridden punk, what's not to like)

02. Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes (New folk, just amazing)

01. The Cure - 4:13 Dream (who says 13 is an unlucky number. a cure
fans album. may take some time to grow on you, but it's well worth a

2 EP's of note: The Maple State - Say, Scientist (Brit Alt) and Ólafur Arnalds - Variations Of Static (modern classical)

Best Soundtrack - Nick and Norah

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